Tag Archives: Guatemala

Angel on fire.

Panajachel, Guatemala December 2017. It started out like any other Nativity play but ended spectacularly bad. Christmas in Guatemala is an interesting time; more or less the same as back home but also very different. The shops still push Christmas … Continue reading

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Guatemala and its connection with Ironbridge (Shropshire).

 “During the reign of Queen Victoria Britain emerged as the most powerful trading nation in the world…” Paul Atterbury. British History In Depth. Salamá: The town itself is known for its ornate church (complete with grisly depiction of Jesus), bustling Sunday … Continue reading

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What’s the alternative?

‪”If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it’s lethal.” – Paulo Coelho. Traveller Tip: An alternative route to Salamá, and onto Coban, for Semuc Champey and/or Flores: For most travellers the main route from Panajachel to Coban is via … Continue reading

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The Art of Noise.

“No man should live where he can hear his neighbor’s dog bark”. ― Nathaniel Macon. In Central America there is no etiquette when it comes to noise, and noise levels; anything goes. In most public places, music or advertising can … Continue reading

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Feliz Año Nuevo.

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” Oprah Winfrey. Firstly, Happy New Year or, as they say here in Latin America, “Feliz Año Nuevo”. 2016 was another (equally) incredible and surprising year, as well … Continue reading

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